COVID numbers decreasing; 3 more die

Published 9:53 am Thursday, October 14, 2021

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Although three more Davie residents with COVID have died, the number of people testing positive for the virus have dropped.

A total of 88 Davie residents diagnosed with COVID have died, according to figures released Monday by Davie Health and Human Services.

Monday’s report show 186 active cases in the county, down from 242 the previous week.

Of those 186 cases: 32 are among those age 65 and older; 45 age 50-64; 45 age 25-49; 17 age 18-24; and 47 under age 18.

Booster shots for those with compromized immune systems are available at the health department for those who received the original Pfizer vaccine. Those eligible include people age 65 or older, residents in long-term care facilities, people age 18-64 with underlying medical conditions and those at an increased risk due to working or living in a setting that increases the risk for exposure.

Make an appointment to receive a Pfizer booster by calling 336-753-6779.

COVID immunizations are also offered at the health department, and also 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at A Storehouse for Jesus in Mocksville, and every Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at The Bridge@197Main in Cooleemee.

Others offering immunizations include Walgreens in Mocksville and Advance, WalMart, CVS and Davie Discount Drug in Cooleemee.